MESPOM Programme, Year 1 Fall and Winter, Central European University

Vertical Garden on CEU rooftop built and maintained by students of the university (Fall, CEU). 

The 1st semester at CEU (September - January, 24 ECTS credits) introduces key subjects of environmental sciences, policy and management in order to "bridge" various initial competences resulting from a variety of backgrounds and experiences and to provide the students with the fundamental skills and knowledge necessary for further mastering the field. Semester 1 starts with an introductory week including an induction session at lake Balaton or another natural resource site in Austria, where the students are trained in intercultural communications and discuss their visions for the Course with the faculty.

From Academic Year 2017-2018:

The 2nd semester 2/a at CEU in Vienna (January - April, 20 ECTS credits) includes both mandatory and elective units covering a range of subjects in environmental sciences, policy and management.

Semester 2/b at UAegean in Lesvos, Greece (April- June, 16 ECTS credits), Land, Water, Ecosystems inlcudes courses on biodiversity, water, waste and land management including GIS and modelling tools.

Detailed information about the study programme of the first two semesters is available through the CEU course hub.

MESPOM @ CEU News and Stories

Go organic! mini documentary about local food communities in Budapest

Three CEU students: Nurma Fitrianingrum, Shawna Anderson, and Shubhangi Heda recently completed a mini documentary film about sustainable food communities as part of the Visual Studies Platform’s advanced certificate program in Visual Theory and Practice supported by the CEU Library’s Mirabaud Media Lab.

Teaching and learning about environmental justice: Hidden Valley and BP Horizon Oil Spill cases

In the first semester at CEU, Environmental Sciences and Policy students have the option to take a course called Environmental Justice, Politics and Humanities taught by Dr.

Wetland Monitoring, Hungary

In the Environmental Monitoring course (CEU), students learn how to survey amphibians in wetland complexes, as part of the Hungarian Biodiversity Monitoring Program.

Welcome to MESPOM - Balaton retreat

Like we do every fall, we have welcomed our new students to Hungary by hosting the annual retreat near Lake Balaton for the CEU department of Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management!

Student Conference 2017: There is no Planet B - Solutions for Planet A

On Friday December 15, 2017 the annual student conference was held for first semester MESPOM and one-year ESP students. Each December in the final weeks of the winter semester, the students of the Environmental Sciences and Policy department at CEU host a conference they have organized themselves.

Course at CEU inspires a journal publication

Anastasia Idrisova '10 (Tajikistan) and Alvin Chandra '10 (Fiji) are pleased to share their recent publication, “Convention on Biological Diversity: a review of national challenges and opportunities for implementation” in the Biodiversity Conservation Journal.

Updated: July 20, 2021